Kourosh Bagheri

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Kourosh Bagheri
Personal information
Nationality  Iranian
Born (1977-09-21) September 21, 1977 (age 39)[1]
Kermanshah, Iran
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 93.31 kg (205.7 lb)
Awards Order of Shoja'at.png Order of Courage (3rd class)[2]
Sport
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 94 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 187.5 kg (2000,OR)
  • Clean and jerk: 222.5 kg (2001)
  • Total: 407.5 kg (2001)

Kourosh Bagheri (Persian: كوروش باقری‎‎, born 21 September 1977 in Kermanshah) is a former Iranian weightlifter who won the gold medal in the Men's 94 kg weight class at the 2001 World Weightlifting Championships. Bagheri was also holding the Asian Record of Snatch in 94 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as well as the Asian Record of Total in 94 kg at the 2001 World Weightlifting Championships. He was the head coach of Iran's weightlifting team at London Olympics in summer 2012, that won 2 Gold and 3 Silver.

Major results[edit]

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2000 Australia Sydney, Australia 94 kg 180 187.5 190 2 215 220 220 7 402.5 4
World Championships
1999 Greece Athens, Greece 94 kg 175 180 180 5 210 217.5 217.5 11 390 9
2001 Turkey Antalya, Turkey 94 kg 185 185 185 1st, gold medalist(s) 215 220 222.5 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 407.5 1st, gold medalist(s)
2002 Poland Warszawa, Poland 94 kg 177.5 177.5 180 -- 210 215 217.5 3rd, bronze medalist(s) -- --
2003 Canada Vancouver, Canada 94 kg 175 180 180 9 207.5 207.5 212.5 9 382.5 8
Asian Games
1998 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 94 kg 175 2 202.5 5 377.5 2nd, silver medalist(s)
2002 South Korea Busan, South Korea 94 kg 175 175 180 3 210 225 -- 2 385 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Asian Championships
1999 China Wuhan, China 94 kg 170 2nd, silver medalist(s) 210 1st, gold medalist(s) 380.5 1st, gold medalist(s)
2003 China Qinhuangdao, China 94 kg 170 1st, gold medalist(s) 202.5 1st, gold medalist(s) 372.5 1st, gold medalist(s)

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